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foolproof cacio e pepe

Bring a pot of well-salted water to boil. Cook pasta to one minute shy of package instructions and taste for your desired doneness, cooking a minute …

Recipes

Your cable company’s worst nightmare is on sale for $39 on Amazon

If you really love your cable company and you’re happy to pay them more money than you should be each month, you can go ahead and stop reading this …

Tech Trends

57 Funny Jokes for Kids (And Adults Who Like Dumb Jokes)

You can never have too many knee-slappers in your repertoire of bad puns.<p>Question: A pun, a riddle, and a knock-knock joke walk into a, umm, room …

How to master cacio e pepe, the deceptively difficult paragon of pasta

The first time I attempted to make cacio e pepe, I thought it had to be just about the easiest pasta dish to make, outside of the un-sauced spaghetti …

CNN Exclusive: Surgeon falsely accused of wrongdoing tries to recover his name

<b>(CNN) —</b> Two years ago, Dr. Ricardo Quarrie, a cardiothoracic fellow at Yale New Haven Hospital, was publicly accused of lying to a patient to cover up a surgical mistake.<p>The stories went viral and the ramifications were swift and severe: Quarrie says he became a "pariah" and potential employers …

Cleveland Clinic

These are the best books for learning modern statistics—and they’re all free

Statistics came well before computers. It would be very different if it were the other way around.<p>The stats most people learn in high school or college come from the time when computations were done with pen and paper. “Statistics were constrained by the computational technology available at the …

These 25+ Doctor Memes Are The Best Medicine If You Need A Laugh (WARNING: Some Are Really Dark)

They say laughter is the best medicine, well <b>Bored Panda</b> is here to fill out your prescription. Who among us hasn’t had a memorable visit to the …

Recipe: Garlic Butter Steak and Potatoes — Recipes from The Kitchn

When you're hankering for a classic steak and potatoes dinner, this one-skillet dish fits the bill perfectly. What makes it extra special is the …

The most important skill nobody taught you

Before dying at the age of 39, Blaise Pascal made huge contributions to both physics and mathematics, notably in fluids, geometry, and probability.<p>This work, however, would influence more than just the realm of the natural sciences. Many fields that we now classify under the heading of social …

How To Make Real KFC Chicken (With All 11 'Secret' Herbs And Spices)

The recipe for KFC chicken used to be a closely guarded secret. However, a former KFC employee recently leaked the alleged "11 secret herbs and …

The Best Grilled Ribs

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Stir together brown sugar, salt, paprika, garlic powder, dry mustard, and pepper in a small bowl.<p>Step 2<p>Rub ribs with olive oil, …

BBQ

A Month of Easy Weeknight Casserole Recipes

Busy schedule? Supper is covered.<p>When weeknights get hectic, it can seem like takeout might be your only option to get a meal on the table. With …

Cooking

'The Neuroscientist Who Lost Her Mind' Returns From Madness

One spring morning in 2015, Barbara Lipska got up as usual, dyed her hair and went for a jog in her suburban Virginia neighborhood.<p>But when she returned from a much longer than expected run, her husband Mirek was completely taken aback.<p>"I was lost in my own neighborhood," Lipska says. "The hair dye …

Mental Disorders

Moving? Here's 28 Tips For Making It Waaaaay Easier

Bookmark this and save yourself a world of stress.<p>20 Brilliant Tips For Furnishing A Small Living Space<p>16 Tiny Home Improvement Hacks That Actually Make A Big Difference<p><i>This post was translated from German.</i>

DIY

25 Dad Jokes That Are All Funny, No Filler

Jokes are funny, but dad jokes are funnier.

Jokes

Mind-Blowing Hacks That Actually Work

When life presents a problem, dilemma or obstacle that can't be solved or overcome through simple means the uncreative are stumped, flummoxed or …

In Winston Churchill, Hollywood rewards a mass murderer

By Shashi Tharoor<p><i>Shashi Tharoor is author of “Inglorious Empire: What the British Did to India.” He chairs the Indian Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee.</i><p>“History,” Winston Churchill said, “will be kind to me, for I intend to write it myself.” He needn’t have bothered. He was one of the great …

Winston Churchill

Five rad and random items to entertain your kids

The end-of-week dispatch from PopSci's commerce editor. Vol. 39.<p>My job is to find cool stuff. Throughout the week I spend hours scouring the web for things that are useful or fun or ridiculously cheap. Often times, these choices coalesce into a guide of like items—for example the ultimate guide to …

Discover Wonders STEM Talking Books For Children

A new range of STEM talking books has been created by Discover Wonders, designed specifically to fuel curiosity and encourage children to “think like …

Gear & Gadgets

The Epically Good Dip I Serve At Every Super Bowl Party

This caramelized onion dip won't last long, so make extra. It's that good, trust us.<p>I remember the first time I had caramelized onion dip. A friend …

I Just Made Kung Pao Brussels Sprouts, and I Might Never Order Takeout Again

These crispy, spicy Brussels sprouts are crazy addictive—and easy to make at home.<p>Though I’ll eat pretty much any vegetable tossed in oil, seasoned …

Recipes

59 Simple 3-Ingredient Recipes

Make any of these easy, delicious dishes with only a trio of ingredients.<p>1 of 47<p>Small Bites<p><b>Grilled Spiced Chicken Wings</b><br>Give chicken wings an …

Recipes

20 best recipes under £10 for four people: part 2

Felicity Cloake’s baked lamb, Simon Hopkinson’s gruyère tart and Olia Hercules’s whole roasted cauliflower – cheap dishes to feed four or more<p>Sformata is an Italian dish, similar to a souffle or rather like a baked flan but without the pastry shell – the word <i>sformata</i> means misshapen. Leafy greens …

Cauliflower

Delicious Pioneer Woman Recipes That Will Save Dinnertime

Mrs. Drummond, you’ve outdone yourself.<p>When it comes to unabashedly delicious and comforting food, we know Ree Drummond, also known as The Pioneer …

15 Potato Hacks You'll Wish You'd Learned A Whole Lot Sooner

Never met a potato I didn't like.

Recipes

Another rape case collapses after defence find photos proving suspect's innocence

A rape case has collapsed just days before it was due to begin, after it emerged that photographs showing the defendant in bed with his accuser had not been disclosed to the defence.<p>Samson Makele, 28, was due to go on trial later this month, accused of raping a woman he met at the Notting Hill …

Weeknight Lemon Chicken Skillet Dinner

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 450°.<p>Step 2<p>Place potatoes in a medium saucepan; cover with water. Bring to a boil, and simmer 12 minutes or until …

21 Slow Cooker Recipes That'll Inspire You To Pull Out The Crock Pot

Comfort food at its easiest.<p>People who own a slow cooker know that this kitchen appliance is truly great. No other appliance can cook you dinner while you’re at work, and reward you with the sweet smell of a delicious meal when you walk through the door.<p>And that’s not all. This appliance is also a …

These 8 Toys Can Make Your Kids Smarter

As schools (and the Department of Education) encourage children to pursue in science, technology, engineering and math, the toy industry has been …